A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 00:15:26 / May 8, 2017 @ 12:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5355 West, latitude 51.4991 North, depth = 11.91 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:15:26 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.91 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: us10008uhy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15974546, us10008uhy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four hundred and twenty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and one and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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